Gloria and Emilio Estefan to Announce ON YOUR FEET! Leads on Monday's 'Today'
Gloria and Emilio Estefan fans are in for a serious treat.
On Your Feet!, a new musical based on the life story of seven-time GRAMMY winning international superstar Gloria Estefan and her husband, legendary producer-musician-entrepreneur Emilio Estefan, will have its Pre-Broadway World Premiere in Chicago at Chicago's Oriental Theatre June 2 - July 5, 2015. The musical will then begin Broadway previews October 5 and open November 5, 2015, at the Marquis Theatre. Up to this week, the actors playing the Estefans have not been revealed, but fans will get their answer soon.
Directed by two-time Tony Award winner Jerry Mitchell (Kinky Boots, Hairspray), On Your Feet! tells the story of two people who - through an unwavering dedication to one another and their pursuit of the American dream - showcased their talent, their music and their heritage to the world in a remarkable rise to global superstardom. Set to Gloria's chart-topping, smash hits such as "Rhythm Is Gonna Get You," "Conga," "1-2-3," "Get On Your Feet," "Don't Want To Lose You Now," and "Coming Out Of The Dark," in addition to new music penned by the Estefans, the musical will be choreographed by four-time Drama Desk nominee Sergio Trujillo (Jersey Boys, Memphis) with a book by Academy Award nominee Alexander Dinelaris (Birdman film, The Bodyguard Musical).